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Level 2 Apprentice Car Mechanic Salford Van Hire Ltd

Working in the busy car rental repair department as a light vehicle apprentice mechanic, you will be working towards performing Inspections, diagnostics and repairs to vehicles.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    08:30 - 16:30. Shifts TBC by employer An apprentice’s hours of work are usually between 8am and 6pm, however in some cases this may vary and in most cases Saturday mornings.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    02 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main duties:

  • Housekeeping
  • Tyre fitting
  • Maintenance and repair of petrol and diesel vehicles
  • General repairs
  • Ordering parts
  • Customer service
  • Servicing light vehicles to manufacturers standards

The successful candidate must have a genuine interest in the automotive sector and engineering principles.

This vacancy may require you to complete a pathway to apprenticeship programme at Mantra Learning.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • An understanding of the automotive industry and environment
  • The ability to talk members of staff and customers with respect and confidence

Personal qualities

  • A passion to develop your skills, knowledge and abilities within the industry
  • Exceptional time keeping, punctuality and attendance

Desired qualifications

Maths and English at level 1 or equivalent (minimum).

Future prospects

Progression to a Level 3 Qualification

Progression within the business.

Improved rates of pay

Things to consider

This vacancy will require you to spend long periods of being active and problem solving.

Please do not contact the employer, all enquiries must go through Mantra Learning Ltd.

About the employer

Salford Van Hire is one of the UK's leading vehicle rental companies and for over four decades we have been renowned for the exceptional quality and value of our self-drive van and car hire service, making our big orange trucks and vans a regular site wherever you go on the nation's roads and motorways. But that is only the tip of the iceberg...

As one of the biggest single purchasers of commercial vehicles in the country we also own one of the largest contract hire fleets, with a host of blue chip names, including some of the biggest companies in third party logistics, all operating Salford Van Hire vehicles.

Our newly added Trailer Hire service, and our team of Transport Consultants, ensures that Salford Van Hire have the commitment, resources and expertise to provide you with a highly competitive total transport solution - whether it's simply just one spot hire van or car or a whole contract hire fleet of specialist vehicles operating nationwide.


Salford Van Hire Ltd



Sherborne Street


M3 1EJ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Mantra Learning Limited


Kelly Clancy 03332206645

Your journey will begin with maintaining housekeeping standards within your place of work then progressing onto basic vehicle service and repair work. As you gain more knowledge and experience within the workplace   you will be required to carry out more in-depth repair work, carrying out adjustments to the vehicles geometry and managing the stock system, calculating estimates and ordering parts.

The general duties within this role include:

  • Ensuring housekeeping standards are high
  • Following vehicle inspection checklists
  • Testing components e.g. batteries
  • Learning repair techniques
  • Carrying out simple automotive repair work
  • Write estimates, manage stock, and order parts
  • Dealing with customers in a polite and friendly manner
  • Observing health and Safety at all times
  • Keeping the workshop clean and tidy

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Jun 2022